Travel Blogs from Safranbolu
... sun would appear. Still, this town quickly stole my heart. The beautifully restored Ottoman whitewashed homes, with shuttered windows, cling to the hillsides along the cobblestone lanes.
In the center, the "Cinci Hani", a 17th Century Caravanserai, the Cinci Hamam and the grande Izzet Paşa Camii mosque are still big part of daily life of the locals. We found this an extremely delightful town and ...
... are the main attraction. All of the houses are from the ottoman times and most have been restored to what they looked like originally. There are also several old mosques and an old hotel which ottoman traders used to stay in when stopping in the town. It has been turned into a modern hotel now but some of the rooms have been kept to what they originally where and tourists can go inside and take a look around. As we were walking around the ...
... but is a developer with properties in Istanbul and spent time developing projects in France.Dinner was at a small quaint restaurant. Many locals do not speak English so the menu proved to be challenging. As we were trying to decide what to eat a fellow from a nearby table cam to assist us. He was in the Turkish military currently assigned to NATO and the head of his section was a Canadian. He was travelling with his wife (an operating room nurse) and a ...
We spent some time in the morning exploring Amasra and then we headed inland to Safranbulo which was designated a World Heritage Site in 1994 due to its well preserved Ottoman era houses and architecture. The old town has 1008 registered historical artifacts. Included are: 1 private museum museums, 25 mosques, 5 tombs, 8 historical fountains, 5 Turkish bats, 3 markets, 1 historical clock tower, 1 ...
Leaving hotel for Safranbolu. 5.5 hours drive to there from Sinop.
During the drive, group leader had to vent his anger and said he is going to make formal complaint against the old man. Hoping in that order to "ban" him from any further arrangements with the company we are with. Company's aim is to make sure our holiday are at minimum stress free in this order we enjoy our holiday and take care of us as a "team". That old man posed high risk to us and is not a team player along ...
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